The Next Era: introducing startup-driven innovation in the public sector

Europe's very first GovTech event for leading politicians, public CIOs, startups, corporations and VC’s. Meet the innovators behind a $400bn market and learn more about the latest trends in Citizen Collaboration, Blockchain and Security.

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Apply as a startup and have the chance to attend, pitch, and exhibit at GovTech.Pioneers for free.

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Join fellow thought-leaders of the Public Sector and learn about startup-driven innovation.

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Learn about GovTech technology trends and meet the innovators behind a $400bn market.

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Discover 100 high-potential startups making the public sector more innovative.

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Keynotes, Fireside Chats, Showcases, 30 High-profile Speakers, 28 Startup Pitches

Wednesday • May 23


Agenda is subject to change.


Startups - Sneak Peek


Where the world shares ideas.

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A civic network where decisions happen.

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Public procurement on blockchain.

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A blockchain based digital identity.

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difacturo GmbH i.G.

Int. independent decentralised invoice network.

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High security encrypted massaging.

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Authorization, Authentication, Verification & Certification.

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Stay on the safe side.

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B2G sales prediction tool.

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amplified ai

Automating and improving the patent system.

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Saving lives and preventing acts of terror.

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Use your data for good, while preserving your privacy.

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Key Partners

GovTech-Dinner Host

Ice-Breaker Evening Host

Media Partners

Network Partners

For Partnership, Speakers and General Inquiries Contact us here


Startup Pass
FREE incl. FUN
Early Bird
Investors, Corporates, Governmentals
€490 excl. VAT
Buy Ticket Price increase: March 1
Standard Pass
Investors, Corporates, Governmentals
€690 excl. VAT
BUY TICKET Available from March 1
Group Tickets + Bundles
GovTech.Pioneers + Pioneers'18
€1590 Excl. VAT

Match and Meet

The more our events grew, the harder it was to pick out the people you absolutely have to meet.

Challenge solved! Get in front of that startup, company or investor who   can change your world. Every participant has access to our smart Match   & Meet recommendation.

Plan your trip

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Fly smart and choose the right place for your stay in beautiful Vienna during GovTech.Pioneers. Make the most of your trip.


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Event Venue

Vienna BioCenter is a leading life sciences location in Europe, offering an extraordinary combination of research, business, and education on a single campus with 1.700 employees, 1.300 students, 88 research groups, and 18 biotech companies. Scientists from 70 nations create a highly dynamic environment of international standards.


Palais Wertheim, Canovagasse 1-5


Application closed

Thank you all for applying so numerous. It is fantastic to see how many of you are eager to help out at GovTech Pioneers. Due to the many applications we've received,  we are already fully staffed. However, you can still apply for volunteering at Pioneers'18.

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23 May 2018

Palais Wertheim, Vienna, Austria

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